Archive for June, 2006

Nursing home abuse headlines from June, 2006.

June 2006

Caretaker accused of abusing elderly patient

Fayetteville, AR – A caretaker at the Fayetteville Health and Rehab Center was arrested Tuesday for allegedly abusing a 77-yearold nursing home patient suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Dison Kalio, 41, of 128 E. Poplar in Fayetteville faces a felony charge of seconddegree battery for allegedly abusing an elderly patient on June 10 at the Fayetteville […]

Friday the 30th

Health Dept. slams Eger on patient care: Abuse by 2 patients toward other residents not reported by staff

Staten Island, NY – The state Health Department has blasted Eger Health Care and Rehabilitation Center for providing substandard care after finding that two residents with Alzheimer’s disease engaged in sexually inappropriate and abusive behavior toward other residents over the past two years cialis 20 mg for sale while nursing staff kept mum. On June […]

Wednesday the 28th

Shut Down, Two Days Into Hearings

El Paso, TX – Why would the state go to extraordinary lengths to stop an El Paso judge and lawyer from uncovering abuse of the elderly and incapacitated? Perhaps a history lesson is in order. Two years ago, El Paso County Probate Judge Max Higgs and lawyer buy cialis 20mg online Terry Hammond made national […]

Tuesday the 27th

Illinois Nursing Home Violations for April, 2006

Springfield, IL – The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced the following type “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act were cited during the month of April. An “A” violation, which is the most serious licensure violation imposed by the state, pertains to a condition in which there is a substantial probability that […]

Wednesday the 21st

Nursing home faces lawsuit: Monterey Pines Skilled Nursing Facility among 26 sites accused of not devoting enough time to patients

Sacramento, CA – A Monterey nursing facility was among 26 named in a class action lawsuit alleging unlawful profits and “institutionalized elder abuse,” according to the Los Angeles-area attorney who filed the suit. Monterey Pines Skilled Nursing Facility was named in a case filed Thursday in Sacramento Superior Court that alleges the nursing homes knowingly […]

Saturday the 17th

INPEA Announces World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2006

Mark your calendars! The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) announces the 1 st Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, 2006. Communities and municipalities will make proclamations declaring June 15, 2006 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) and hold events designed to raise their communities’ awareness of […]

Thursday the 15th

Article Released Charges Many Nursing Home Owners and Governmental Agencies with Enabling Nursing Home Abuse and “Eldercide”

On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Dorotha A. White Foundation has released an article charging that many nursing homes and governmental agencies are unwitting collaborators in elder abuse, the mistreatment of senior citizens and Eldercide, the systematic institutionalization of the elderly and infirm in nursing homes that leads to their premature […]

Thursday the 15th

Nursing Home Chain Operator Sues to Distance Himself From Poor Care Record; Mauer, Operator of Dynamic Nursing Homes, Sues Union for Publicizing Care Record

Chicago, IL – Marshall Mauer filed suit last week in Cook County Circuit Court to attempt to silence critics publicizing the patient care records of Dynamic-related nursing homes. Dynamic is a chain which he operates. The suit claims SEIU Local 4 defames Mauer by releasing already-public results of State of Illinois nursing home inspections. Mauer […]

Monday the 12th